Flexography

Sleeve Press for Coastal Labels

AHRENSBURG, GERMANY | Rotocontrol has installed an EDM200 Over-printing press at Coastal Labels, Cape Town, South Africa. The EDM200 is described as the

SPG Adds Large Format Press

RADISSON, NY | Specialized Packaging Group (SPG), a div. of Paperworks Industries, Philadelphia, PA, has invested in a ten-color 48-in.-wide Gallus INTRO

Flexographic Printing: A Push for Growth

Myron Geiser, general manager of Capri Packaging, modestly suggests that everyone's got presses and laminators. So, we've got a new W&H pressanybody can

FTA Initiates Carbon Footprinting Project

The Flexographic Technical Assn. announces the formation of a subcommitttee of the FTA Sustainability Committee to work on a carbon footprinting guide for flexo printers

Best of Show Boxes

With competing brands nestled together on retail shelves, consumer products companies must rely on converters' perfect execution of the package designers'

Packaging Personified Adds XG

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica reports Packaging Personified has selected a new eight-color XG press to increase both quality and production at its Carol

Mark Andy Wins FTA Award

INDIANAPOLIS, IN | The Flexographic Technical Assn. presented one of two 2011 Technical Innovation Awards to Mark Andy's Performance Series line of flexo

Measure HD Flexo

The Flexopro flexo system analyzer offers 3D imaging of the finest highlight dots found in HD flexo and other high end flexo systems; color separation

Menasha Packaging Installs Flexo/Folder/Gluer

Menasha Packaging installs a four-color Isowa flexo/folder/gluer at its Lakeville, MN, plant with the capability to perform quick setup and fast run speeds and support customers with a lean supply chain and inventory control

Open House Features Gallus Rock Press Demo

It's not too late to drop in at All Printing Resources' open house on June 15 & 16 at APR’s headquarters at 140 W. Lake Dr. in Glendale Hts., IL, just west of Chicago

FTA Is on the Move

Yes, Bohemia still exists-maybe not in Europe, but it does in the state of New York! The Flexographic Technical Assn. has picked up and moved its headquarters from Ronkonkoma to Bohemia, NY, as of June 2

Golf Outing To Aid Scholarship Fund

BROADVIEW, IL | The Annual DFI Scholarship Drive Golf Outing, scheduled for October 6, is again a fundraiser supporting the DiTrolio Flexographic Inst.

FTA Gets Flexo Engines Started at Forum/Info*Flex

INDIANAPOLIS, IN | The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) held its annual forum and Info*Flex exhibition at the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center

Four-Color Edale Press Sold to Argentinian Mai S.A.

Mai S.A., a provider of tea bag packaging machinery with a separate department for printing tea bag labels and envelopes, has purchased an Edale Alpha compact 250-mm-wide four-color flexo press with water-based drying capabilities

FTA Annual Forum & Info*Flex Just Keep Getting Better

Last year I reported the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s Annual Forum and INFO*FLEX were significant successes. In fact, last year's Las Vegas rendition of the FTA’s annual event

Hands-On Flexo Seminars & Golf Outing for Education Set for 2011

DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. (DFI) is kicking off the summer with new dates for the hands-on flexo seminars, encouraging companies to take advantage of the summer by having their employees brush up on their skills

MacDermid Combines LUX Flat-Top Dots with LAVA Thermal Processing

MacDermid Printing Solutions announced at the Flexographic Technical Assn.’s INFO*FLEX held at the Indiana Convention Ctr. on May 1-4

Mark Andy Given FTA Technical Innovation Award

Mark Andy's Performance Series line of flexographic presses has been awarded the 2011 Technical Innovation Award by the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)

FTA Gets Flexo Engines Started at Forum/Info*Flex

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) held its annual Forum and Info*Flex exhibition at the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center May 1-4

Harper Exhibits at Info*Flex

Graphics experts from global anilox supplier Harper Corp. will attend the Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s INFO*FLEX 2011 in Indianapolis, IN

Genpak Gets Productivity Boost

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica, a div. of the Cerutti Group, will supply Genpak LP, Aurora, ON, Canada, with a new ten-color XD press designed to reduce

Mounting Tapes Improve Print

R/bak PSA2 cushion mounting tapes feature rubber-based adhesives said to offer the highest adhesion and shear properties compared to acrylic or silicone

Rogers To Feature R/Bak Cushion Mounting Tapes at Info*Flex

Rogers Corp. will exhibit its broad range of R/bak® PSA2 and SA 2000 cushion mounting tapes for narrow and wide web applications at the upcoming INFO*FLEX 2011

Nordenia Receives National Flexography Competition Award

Nordenia's Barcelona plant was awarded a prize for outstanding print quality at the tenth National Flexography Competition of the ATEF (Agrupación Técnica Española de Flexografía)

Gallus & Pitman Road Show a Success

Gallus just completed a successful road show stop at the Dallas distribution center for Pitman, an Agfa company, to showcase the new Gallus ECS 340 label press

Automated Ink Logistics Have Sustainable Lean Features for Flexo

GSE Dispensing, a leading provider of gravimetric automated ink dispensing solutions, offers Colorsat and Compact automated ink logistics to permit ink recipe dispensing volumes

Label Press Is Cost-Effective

The EM 340/410/510 S can be used to produce self-adhesive and monofoil labels, as well as many other products. A state-of-the-art, servo-driven web-feed

Service Makes the Sale

Jim Streicher established Bison Bag Co. in 1968 with a single bag converting machine that he personally built in the basement of his Buffalo, NY, home.

INFO*FLEX Show Preview: Full Speed Ahead

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA), Ronkonkoma, NY, expects some 1,600 flexographers in Indianapolis, IN, for its annual forum and INFO*FLEX show.

Tissue Press Has Fast Changeovers

The Omet TV 503 tissue press guarantees fast job changes for the production of napkins and tablemats. Comprises a fast assembly of the anilox roll and

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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